What personal information do I collect?
In order to treat you, I will ask you to provide certain information. This includes:
Date of birth
To this, over time, I will add details of the symptoms for which you have consulted me and the remedies that I have prescribed.
How do I collect this personal information?
All the information collected is obtained directly from you. Initial information about you such as name, email address, phone number is collected when you submit a contact form through this website or make an enquiry via email or telephone. More information is collected at the point of your initial consultation. The information is collected via a ‘new client medical history form’ which I ask you to complete prior to or at the initial consultation. At the point at which you provide your personal information, I will also request that you provide consent for me to store and use your data. Your consent is required in order to ensure my compliance with data protection legislation. Subsequently, I will add to this initial information with details of the consultations you hold with me.
How do I use this personal information?
I use your personal information to analyse the conditions for which you have consulted me and to prescribe remedies.
I will communicate with you by email, other digital methods, by telephone and by post.
With whom do I share your personal information?
I do not share your personal information.
How long do I keep your personal information?
I will keep your information for a minimum of seven years after your last consultation, in accordance with the requirements of my insurance provider.
How your information can be updated or corrected
To ensure that I have accurate and up-to-date information, you need to inform me of any changes you believe I should make to the personal information I hold. You can do this by contacting me by email and telephone.
Under data protection legislation, you have the right to inspect the personal information I hold about you. You can make a request to do so by contacting me and I will endeavour to respond within 14 working days.
How do I store your personal information?
This information will be stored securely, in accordance with the guidelines issued by the GDPR either electronically or in hard copy. I take steps to protect your personal information against loss or theft, as well as unauthorised access, disclosure, copying, use, or modification.
Changes to this policy
This policy may change from time to time, any updates will be placed on this website. This policy was last updated Oct 2018.
If you have any queries about this policy, need it in an alternative format, or have any complaints about my privacy practices, please contact me on email@example.com